Stories by Candlelight


Join us First Presbyterian Church of Granbury on December 5th, 2015 for Stories by Candelight - a FREE fun-filled day of story telling by some of the greatest storytellers in Texas – featuring Reverend Drew Travis, Sharon Cury, Gary Whitaker, and me, Nancy Burks Worcester!

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New Year, New Show!

Hello there! Nancy Burks Worcester and Waco Weasel here, ready to embark on a great JOURNEY! Hope we make it to your school, church, or event because this year’s show is gonna be great! We’re going to learn that if you want to undertake a journey, you can’t just “talk the talk”, you gotta “walk the walk”.
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I am a Mannequin American

Today’s post is being guest-written by Charlotte

Allow me to introduce myself to you.  My name is Charlotte Jane Goodall, and I am the adopted daughter of Nancy Burks Worcester, ventriloquist extraordinaire.  She is a human, bless her heart.
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The Life of a Travelling Ventriloquist

The life of a travelling storyteller/ventriloquist is one of ups and downs. This year my January had four shows – that may not sound like much, but it was a 400% improvement over last year!

The end of February and the beginning of March however are one of my favorite times of the year. Those months include my visits to the American School of Tampico, in Mexico and the First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn, Michigan. This was my tenth visit to Tampico, and my sixth to Dearborn.
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Did a Music Teacher Change Your Life?

Yes.  Yes, she did.  Her name was Frances Parr and she was my music teacher at Rosemont Elementary school in Dallas for the two years I attended there – 1963-1965.  Since two years was the longest we ever lived ANYWHERE,  I relished my time there.  It was a treat to start a school actually knowing someone.
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